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1st Nov '17 10:10:40 AM DastardlyDemolition
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* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'': Bobby is put into one of these at a military school. It most assuredly does not break him.

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* ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'': Bobby is put into one of these at a military school.school when his grandfather Cotton takes over in an attempt to make him a man. It most assuredly does not break him. As Hank points out you can keep pounding at something soft you you'll never make it harder or break it.
11th Oct '17 12:25:58 AM marcoasalazarm
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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': On the short "Dexter Detention", it turns out that the detention room on Dexter's school has a tiny (as in, not even three-feet-tall-if-that-much Dexter fits inside without being shoved in) hole on the ground for "solitary confinement". Dexter GoesMadFromTheIsolation within ten seconds of being put inside.

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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': On the short "Dexter Detention", it turns out that the detention room on Dexter's school has a tiny (as in, not even three-feet-tall-if-that-much Dexter fits inside without being shoved in) hole on the ground for "solitary confinement". Dexter GoesMadFromTheIsolation almost ends up GoneMadFromTheIsolation within ten seconds of being put inside.
11th Oct '17 12:25:04 AM marcoasalazarm
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* ''WesternAnimation/DextersLaboratory'': On the short "Dexter Detention", it turns out that the detention room on Dexter's school has a tiny (as in, not even three-feet-tall-if-that-much Dexter fits inside without being shoved in) hole on the ground for "solitary confinement". Dexter GoesMadFromTheIsolation within ten seconds of being put inside.
8th Jul '17 9:23:17 AM nombretomado
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Various forms of this have been an unfortunate TruthInTelevision (see TheOtherWiki for a few examples), which is probably where the trope originates from.

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Various forms of this have been an unfortunate TruthInTelevision (see TheOtherWiki Wiki/TheOtherWiki for a few examples), which is probably where the trope originates from.
6th Jul '17 5:35:54 PM angie710
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* On ''Series/AdamRuinsEverything'', Emily is put in a solitary confinement cell, where she [[GoMadFromTheIsolation hallucinates Adam and Kendra talking about why solitary confinement is a horrible and inhumane punishment]].
19th Nov '16 1:33:04 PM res20stupid
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* Found during the first Prague level in ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves'', set in a prison. One of the first objectives of the level is Bentley rescuing Sly from the box after [[spoiler: he and Bentley were betrayed by Neyla in the last level]]. Sly got thrown in there for fighting, giving Bentley the best opportunity to bust him out [[spoiler: by launching a train at the prison.]]

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* Found during the first Prague level in ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves'', set in a prison. One of the first objectives of the level is Bentley rescuing Sly from the box after [[spoiler: he and Bentley Murray were betrayed by Neyla in the last level]]. Sly got thrown in there for fighting, giving Bentley the best opportunity to bust him out [[spoiler: by launching a train at the prison.]]
19th Nov '16 1:32:41 PM res20stupid
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* Found during the first Prague level in ''VideoGame/Sly2BandOfThieves'', set in a prison. One of the first objectives of the level is Bentley rescuing Sly from the box after [[spoiler: he and Bentley were betrayed by Neyla in the last level]]. Sly got thrown in there for fighting, giving Bentley the best opportunity to bust him out [[spoiler: by launching a train at the prison.]]
31st Oct '16 3:07:55 AM jormis29
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* In ''Film/{{Life}}'' prisoners are punished with time in "The Hole," which is an outhouse sized shed with no light or plumbing out in the sun in the South.

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* In ''Film/{{Life}}'' ''Film/{{Life|1999}}'' prisoners are punished with time in "The Hole," which is an outhouse sized shed with no light or plumbing out in the sun in the South.
25th Oct '16 3:26:19 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/StirCrazy'', GeneWilder asks for an extra day in The Box when they come to get him out. He's just TooKinkyToTorture.

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* In ''Film/StirCrazy'', GeneWilder Creator/GeneWilder asks for an extra day in The Box when they come to get him out. He's just TooKinkyToTorture.
18th Oct '16 7:09:57 PM nombretomado
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* In "TheOneWith [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Chandler In a Box]]" from ''{{Friends}}'', after Chandler kisses Joey's girlfriend behind his back and says he'd do anything to get Joey to forgive him, Joey concocts a punishment of putting Chandler in a large box[[note]]As Joey mentions in the episode, this is a call back to when Joey willingly locked himself inside their entertainment center, which allowed the roommates to be robbed of just about everything they owned.[[/note]]. Chandler then spends Thanksgiving dinner inside the box (and Matthew Perry really did stay inside the box for his scenes).

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* In "TheOneWith [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Chandler In a Box]]" from ''{{Friends}}'', ''Series/{{Friends}}'', after Chandler kisses Joey's girlfriend behind his back and says he'd do anything to get Joey to forgive him, Joey concocts a punishment of putting Chandler in a large box[[note]]As Joey mentions in the episode, this is a call back to when Joey willingly locked himself inside their entertainment center, which allowed the roommates to be robbed of just about everything they owned.[[/note]]. Chandler then spends Thanksgiving dinner inside the box (and Matthew Perry really did stay inside the box for his scenes).
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